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Pre op for hernia surgery, ECG read " possible inferior infarct , age undetermined, what should my concerns be heading into surgery friday morning?

Pre op for hernia surgery, ECG read " possible inferior infarct , age undetermined, what should my concerns be heading into surgery friday morning?

Heart attack: This could be a sign if an old heart attack. If it was the computer reading, it may not be correct. Comparison with an old ECG is helpful. Depending on the type of hernia operation ( there are many), the surgeon and anesthesiologist will decide to proceed or postpone. They should discuss the risks with you as well. ...Read more

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Electrocardiogram (Definition)

Electrocardiogram (ecg, ekg) is a print-out of the electrical forces detected by electrodes on the chest wall, as electricity travels through the heart with each heart beat. The electrodes are placed in different positions, and each position "sees" the electrical activity of the heart from its own vantage point. Abnormalities in signal detected at chest surface ...Read more

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Ecg results - sinus bradycardia, short pr interval, lateral infarct- age undetermined and inferior st-t changes nonspecific? What does this me

Ecg results -  sinus bradycardia, short pr interval, lateral infarct- age undetermined and inferior st-t changes nonspecific? What does this me

Just an EKG: Ekgs aren't the last word. Sinus bradycardia: your hrt conducts impulses from the normal location at rate. ...Read more

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Living with Multi Infarct Dementia (Checklist)

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Abnormal ECG sinus bradycardia and septal infarct age undetermined?

Abnormal ECG sinus bradycardia and septal infarct age undetermined?

Depends: Sinus bradycardia can be normal in a fit individual. Septal infarct age undetermined may also be a normal variant, but also possibly indicate previous injury to the heart. You might want to consider getting further evaluation, such as a stress treadmill ECG test. Depending on various associated healthy issues, this might need to be combined with imaging (nuclear or ultrasonography). ...Read more

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Normal sinus rhythm. Possible lt atrial enlargement. Cannot rule out Ant infarct , age undetermined. Abnormal ECG. Had pain in left chest and arm.

Normal sinus rhythm. Possible lt atrial enlargement. Cannot rule out Ant infarct , age undetermined. Abnormal ECG. Had pain in left chest and arm.

Need work up: You have to see your doctor for further evaluation. Echocardiogram and stress test are most likely indicated to rule out coronary heart disease. You are young, there fore it is not very likely unless you smoke, have family history of coronary heart disease at relatively young age, have high cholesterol. Check with your doctor whether your Levothyroxine dose is not high for you. ...Read more

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Ecg w marked sinus bradycardia. Septal infarct age undetermined. Abnormal ecg. Heart murmur w left valve leakage. History of chest pain. Is this bad?

Ecg w marked sinus bradycardia. Septal infarct age undetermined. Abnormal ecg. Heart murmur w left valve leakage. History of chest pain. Is this bad?

Concerning: The abnormalities you have described raise concern for heart disease in a young woman like yourself. You should see a cardiology specialist soon to do further evaluations. ...Read more

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ECGs during nuke stress test said possible inferior infarct(age unknown).echo b4 test was good. ecgs b4&after good too. docs said im fine.do u agree?

ECGs during nuke stress test said possible inferior infarct(age unknown).echo b4 test was good. ecgs b4&after good too. docs said im fine.do u agree?

False positive test: False positive nuclear stress test is common in the inferior region due to attenuation artifact brought by the diaphragm. This can be reduced by certain protocols but not totally eliminated.in the absence of any collaborative finding such as wall motion abnormality, it is of doubtful significance ...Read more

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What would cause false-positive ECGS durin nuclear stress test?Possible inferior infarct age unknown. echo b4 was fine,ECGS b4&after fine too. worried

Situational strain: It is mostly unknown still as to what the cause of false positive changes seen on the ECG in stress testing is from but we do see it more in females and may be in some people related to situational strain on the small heart blood vessels. ...Read more

Infarction (Definition)

When the blood supply of a tissue is compromised by whatever mechanism, the tissue will stop working and if blood flow is not restored, the tissue will eventually die ("infarct", both verb and noun). The clinical picture that runs with development of an infarct ("heart attack"; ...Read more

Infarct (Definition)

Infarct is also known as Infarction. It means an area of tissue death due to lack of oxygen most commonly associated with heart attacks and strokes. ...Read more

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